Wedding dress shopping

Hello and welcome to my blog. It has been a while since I wrote something here. That’s just because I wanted to write my next blog about my stressful wedding … Continue reading Wedding dress shopping

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The One Thing That Keeps Me Going

More and more people tell me to do what makes me happy. Writing makes me happy. Whether I’m writing a poem, a short story, a novel, or blog journal post; … Continue reading The One Thing That Keeps Me Going

The extraordinarily ordinary moments in-between mental illness exist – I promise

But it does get better.  Some parts of our lives are really hard, really dark, and when we look back it’s kind of like reflecting on what a long winter … Continue reading The extraordinarily ordinary moments in-between mental illness exist – I promise

Mental Illness, Escapism, and Addiction

I have been on medication for my bipolar disorder – and depression before it – for a great number of years. The most recent cocktail of drugs has been the … Continue reading Mental Illness, Escapism, and Addiction

Hide and Seek and the Pursuit of Happiness

Besides mental wellness, what else are we pursuing on our recovery journey? I believe one of the main and obvious answers is… happiness. Not until we are lost do we … Continue reading Hide and Seek and the Pursuit of Happiness

Ideas for Mental Health Recovery

Writing is my greatest weapon to deal with the ups and downs of my mental illness. The writing projects that I am currently working on and this blog are so helpful.

A New Kind of Stigma

My writer’s ink has literally dried up in the last few weeks.  At first it was a “I’m too busy” thing, then it was a “people are helping me access … Continue reading A New Kind of Stigma

What Makes The Bipolar Writer Happy?

I have been thinking a lot lately about the things that make me happy. I am such introvert. The only thing that makes me happy is sitting in a coffee … Continue reading What Makes The Bipolar Writer Happy?